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Today's News

  • Campbellsburg towing service offers towing, U-Hauls

    Family-owned DJ’s Towing Service in Campbellsburg has been open only six months, but it got a leg up from its predecessor, JR’s Towing Service. New owners Steve and Jodie Judy took over the business from Jodie’s father Junior Moore. “He owned the business for more than 20 years,” Jodie Judy said.

    DJ’s has a trio of tow trucks at the ready 24/7. She said DJ’s has contracts with AAA as well as four other roadside assistance companies.

  • City, school board enter agreement

    The Eminence City Council and Eminence Independent Schools are prepared to enter into an agreement to continue services at the Eminence Community Center.

    The council voted last week enter into a co-applicant agreement with the school district, but held action on a rental agreement for the center’s operation.

    EIS Superintendent Donald Aldridge told the council that if they approved applying for the grant, they would also need to approve an interlocal-style agreement with the school district.

  • Eminence Speaker’s Amazing Race

    In a dimly lit office a packet of information was handed over. Eminence Speaker’s marketing director Chris Rose gave strict orders. “Do not under any circumstances let anyone know you have this list,” he said.

  • New General Assembly session is just around the corner

    In less than seven weeks, the General Assembly will meet for what will be the fifth odd-year regular session since voters made them possible in 2000.

  • EHS Warriors unable to win school's first playoff game

    The Eminence Warriors’ bid to become the first football team in school history to win an 11-man playoff game was spoiled by the visiting Ludlow Panthers Friday night in the opening round of the Class A State Playoffs.

  • Communities gearing up for Christmas events

    With the holiday season fast approaching, several Henry County communities will host Christmas themed events.

    Campbellsburg is no exception, and this year will host an expanded Light-Up Campbellsburg.

    The event, five months in the making, kicks off Friday night at 6 with carrolling and a tree lighting in Campbellsburg Plaza behind United Citizens Bank.

    Santa will arrive at 6:15 p.m., and will be available for pictures in his ‘workshop’ across the street from City Hall.

  • "Operation Round-Up" Nets 49 Arrests in Five Counties

    ing station set up in the National Guard Armory in Carrollton. The station was set up by employees of the Carroll County Detention Center.

    “This took cooperation of the agencies involved and a lot of good detective work,” said Trooper Chip Perry, public information officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. “Everyone worked together to accomplish this.”

  • Light up New Castle is just around the corner

    The holiday season is just around the corner.  We are currently working on the annual Light Up New Castle.  The date is Friday, Dec. 5, from 5-8 p.m.  We will have a dulcimer group performing, twilight parade, tree lighting ceremony, free pictures with Santa, merchant open houses, and more.

  • Early American Thanksgiving set for Friday, Saturday

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Does the aroma of a thick stew of game meat and autumn vegetables simmering over an open fire in the crisp November air make you nostalgic for tales of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins celebrating the first Thanksgiving in 1621?

  • Park work is progressing

    Next month will mark the second anniversary of Fiscal Court purchasing the land for our new Recreational and Services Park.  About that same time a group of 20 dedicated citizens representing various interests including youth sports, our schools, our seniors, service agencies, and local government formulated a plan for which to develop the park.  It is my pleasure to report to you that a significant portion of that plan has been implemented or is in progress.